Schwank beats Hewitt at Barcelona Open

Updated: 21 April 2010 15:16 IST

Eduardo Schwank of Argentina advanced to the third round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday by beating 12th-seeded Lleyton Hewitt 7-6 (3), 6-4.

Barcelona : Eduardo Schwank of Argentina advanced to the third round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday by beating 12th-seeded Lleyton Hewitt 7-6 (3), 6-4.

The unseeded Schwank dominated the first-set tiebreaker and then secured the only break of the second set against the former top-ranked Australian.

Also, third-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France beat Jan Hajek of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2, while Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain overcame Teimuraz Gabashvili of Russia 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Thiemo De Bakker of the Netherlands also advanced, beating Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Topics : Tennis Andy Roddick Lukas Dlouhy Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova
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